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REPORT: Bottom-up climate legislation in Cameroon

To implement the Paris climate change agreement at the national level, countries will have to review existing governance frameworks and develop new rules and regulations. This may result in “top-down” [more]…

WORKING PAPER: Working across scales - Learning from seven years of climate compatible development in Asia

A new report by John Colvin and Christina McDonagh for CDKN explores the value of stimulating climate compatible development initiatives at multiple levels of governance - drawing on seven years of work by CDKN in India, Indonesia, Nepal and Pakistan. [more]…

WORKING PAPER: Critical success factors for resilient water infrastructure

This working paper presents a set of five critical factors for increasing the climate resilience of water infrastructure, based on a review of six CDKN funded projects, which was made up of a desk review and interviews with project stakeholders. [more]…

BOOK: Mainstreaming climate compatible development - insights from CDKN's first seven years

This flagship book draws from CDKN's experience of supporting climate-compatible development in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and provides practical recommendations on how to achieve low-carbon, climate-resilient development in low income and emerging economies. [more]…

REPORT: Assessment of climate-smart agriculture options in Nepal

Nepal’s agriculture sector, which accounts for around three quarters of employment and one quarter of country’s Gross Domestic Products (MoAD 2015), is highly affected by current climate variability, uncertainty and [more]…

CDKN Partner Resources

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Tracing back to move ahead: a review of development pathways that constrain adaptation futures

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/138/One_page_summaries/Gajjar%2C%20Singh%20%26%20Deshpande%20%282018%29%20TRACING%20BACK%20TO%20MOVE%20AHEAD.pdf

This paper assesses urbanisation in Bangalore, and India's agricultural policies, and identifies triggers of change in local and regional development that have led to adaptation-constrained spaces.

An app for Ghana’s agriculture & adaptation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rg6imCKpfV8&feature=youtu.be

To support extension officers, community development workers, researchers and students in Northern Ghana, ASSAR developed a mobile app for sharing adaptation knowledge and information. Watch the video to learn more.

Ecosystem services for poverty alleviation: Trade-offs and governance

https://www.espa.ac.uk/book

The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.

Recognising the dynamics that surround drought impacts

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/sites/default/files/image_tool/images/138/One_page_summaries/Few%20%26%20Tebboth%20%282018%29%20Recognising%20the%20dynamics%20that%20surround%20drought%20impacts.pdf

Effective reduction of drought risk can seldom be achieved as a standalone measure. Findings from ASSAR's work in semi-arid Ethiopia and Kenya show how multiple environmental and societal dynamics shape

From cows to camels

http://www.assar.uct.ac.za/news/cows-camels-how-pastoralists-are-adapting-climate-change-kenyas-dry-lands

Short film about how ASSAR's worked with herders in Kenya's drylands to support adaptation through peer-to-peer learning about camel-rearing and land management according to the traditional Dedha system.

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